St. Joseph baseball roundup

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by Dave DeMars St. Joseph shut out Becker Bandits 6-0 Jack Atkinson pitched a one-hit smoothie against the Becker Bandits on June 10. Atkinson was masterful on the mound striking out seven and giving two walks while allowing only one hit in eight innings. Hunter Blommer covered the ninth and finished the game. The St. Joseph bats gave ample

St. Stephen Steves playing .500 baseball at midseason

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by Mike Knaak Halfway through the amateur baseball regular season, the St. Stephen Steves are playing .500 ball in the Victory League after a recent three-game losing streak. The most recent loss was an 11-2 defeat by the Avon Lakers on Memorial Day. The Steves’ 3-3 record put them in third place in the Victory League South, trailing Avon

Stone Poneys – a team looking to jell

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by Dave DeMars Back in 2010, town baseball was flourishing in central Minnesota, especially in Sartell. The Sartell Muskies were the local team and as is usual, the size of the roster was limited. There were a lot of guys with a real passion for the game that were being left on the sidelines because there just wasn’t enough

Stone Poneys lose to Lakers, 11-6

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by Dave DeMars The game was tight for the first three innings. The Poneys even filled the bases in the second, but alas, those runners died on base. It was Clear Lake that managed to crack a blooper into short left field and loaded the bases with a walk and a bunt. With the bases loaded, the Lakers cracked

Town ball season kicks off

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by Dave DeMars With the frost barely out of the ground and a brisk March wind still blowing in May, the St. Joseph Joes kicked off their baseball season. Arms are still a little sore, legs stiffen and cramp easily, and the bat speed isn’t quite what it was last summer at season’s end. But the grass is green

Sartell wrestlers compete at the state wrestling tournament

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by Marie Olson contributing writer Three Sartell Sabres’ wrestlers qualified for the State Wrestling Tournament March 1-3 at Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul. Junior Jackson Penk (120 pounds) went 2-2 on the weekend, falling one match short of placing in the tournament. He won his first match 10-2, then lost his next match by fall. In his first wrestle-back

Coach Snyder: ‘It’s hockey on grass’

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(Editor’s note: This was written a month ago but due to space constraints is just now being published.) by Dave DeMars It’s mid-August. Two more weeks until the start of the school year. That means it’s the start of the high-school sports season. Coaches are gathering their teams, issuing jerseys, checking physical exam records and getting equipment ready. Athletes